Special Announcements

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings time starts next Sunday March 13th. Saturday night when you go to bed turn your clocks ahead one hour. Remember it is spring forward.

Holy Week Services

March 20th/21st – Palm Sunday services as usual
March 24th – Maundy Thursday Service 7PM
March 25th – Good Friday Service 7PM
March 27th – Easter Sunrise Service with Communion 6:30AM
Easter Services with Communion 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00AM
Childrens’ Worship canceled so that the children may worship
with their families
March 28th – No Monday Night Service

Lilies for Easter

If you would like to have a lily placed on the altar in memory of a loved one or in honor of a loved one or event please fill out the envelopes provided for you in the narthex. Each lily is $6.50.

Volunteers needed for Eggstravaganza

Join us on March 20th, 9:30 to 11AM, for Eggstravaganza located in the Fellowship Hall, parking lot and playground.  This family friendly event is for children and adults of ALL ages. We will be dyeing eggs, playing games and making all kinds of Easter art. There will be snacks for all participants.  This is a free event for church families and all residents of Lake Mary/Sanford. If you can help with set up, art tables or clean up, food donations or hard boiled eggs please email lmangus@thehcla.org.

VBS registration opens March 20th

Registration is online and opens at 9:30AM.

First Sunday Cook Out Today

Come have a hamburger with us today after the 11AM service. You might even see one of the pastors behind the grill!

Lenten Soup & Sandwich Suppers

Our annual soup suppers will be hosted again this year during the season of Lent. The LWML ladies will provide the soup. You are asked to bring sandwiches to share. We will continue to host the soup suppers on Wednesday evenings at 6pm with devotions/Bible Studies beginning at 6:30pm (the last Wednesday will be 3/16/16). All are welcome to come.

L-Team Announcements

After the Sermon Lunch Bunch

The After the Sermon Lunch Bunch will enjoying the First Sunday Cookout after the 11AM service.

Family Serve – Grace ‘n Grits March 23 5pm – 7pm

Each church takes a turn preparing and serving a variety of hot meals, and local supermarkets donate baked goods and bread which can be taken home. Sign up on the website if you and your family would like to join us in serving our neighbors.

Appleton’s Cafe

This is like having mom cook for you. The food is good and it is priced so it won’t break the bank. Join the Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch on March 8th at 11:30AM as they have lunch. Call Gayle Curtis at 407-314-5388 to make reservations.

The Basketball “L” Team

is back on the court on the 1st & 3rd Thursday’s of each month from 7:30-9:00pm.  This Adult Open Gym takes place at the Holy Cross Upper School Campus at 100 Aero Lane in Sanford.  The cost is just $1 and helps to support the school athletic program. Invite your friends for some fellowship, exercise and friendly indoor basketball. Contact Matt Martin for more information matt@hclm.org

This changes EVERYTHING!!

Your money. Your story. Your life.
Learn God’s ways of handling money with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University!! The average turnaround is $8,000 in just the first three months!!  Classes are on Sundays,  at 1:00pm  in the Fellowship Hall starting April 3rd. This is a 9 week course. Please contact Andy or Pam Sadlon, arsadlon1234@hotmail.com, for information on ordering your kits to get started!!

General Announcements


When you take the AARP Smart Driver course, you could be eligible for a multi-year discount on your auto insurance. Plus safer driving can save you more than just money. The course teaches proven driving techniques to help keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. We will be having a class here on March 16 & 17th. To register call Dale Austin at 407-929-7704.

Last Supper Drama

“DaVinci’s painting of the Last Supper comes alive during this performance. Each disciple will introduce themselves and their relationship with Christ. Join us on March 18th, 7:30PM, in the Worship Center. A $5 offering will be taken at the door to defray expenses. Contact Warren Jennison at 407-330-3275, (cell) 321-377-8524, or warjen_2000@yahoo.com for more information.
Looking forward to seeing you.

Will you help fill the pantry?

The Sharing Center is in need of the following items: Diapers (sizes 4-6),
Wet Wipes, Baby Wipes, Non Powdered Gloves (Large or XL), Paper Towels,
Toilet Paper, and Detergent. If you want to get in the Easter spirit they are also requesting Easter Egg Dye Kits. We will be collecting these items for the month of March.

Extra Curricular activities at Lake Mary

Holy Cross Lutheran Academy in Lake Mary offers a variety of extra curricular activities that are available to school students and the community at large.  These activities are for children 3 to 5 years old.  The activities include:  Soccer Shots – a soccer program designed for preschool students, Piano lessons for children ages 4 and up, Espanol with Mercedes – a Spanish class for children ages 3 to 5 years old.  If you are interested in a class, please email Lmangus@thehcla.org

Prayers of the Church

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Mary DeBonville as she celebrated her 50th birthday on Feb 27th
Hannah Hench as she celebrated her 3rd birthday on March 4th
Teresa Hall (Joanne Hench’s cousin) for successful knee replacement surgery

Prayers of Comfort for those who have lost Loved ones

Charlotte Stark (Tim Stark’s mother)
Rob Hoskins

Prayers for Healing

Patsy Roberts (friend of Grace Chewning) suffered a massive stroke; prayers for complete recovery
Shands West involved in a serious auto accident, sustained head trauma; prayers for healing and complete recovery
Joe Blackburn diagnosed with kidney and liver failure, beginning dialysis; prayers for complete healing
Father Peter at St. Ann’s, prayers for strength and healing from cancer
Mary Hilgenkamp had blood clots after surgery; prayers for healing and a complete recovery
Linda Grumhaus having a biopsy; prayers that her cancer has not returned
Lorraine Robichaud (Sue Stark’s step mother) prayers for comfort and peace; prayers for her husband at this difficult time
David Hoenig beginning a trial medical procedure for cancer; prayers for successful results and a return to good health
Cassandra White 12 year old girl requires open heart surgery; prayers for guidance & wisdom for the doctors and peace & healing for Cassandra
Judy George (Jacqueline Litton’s mother) had surgery to remove a mass on her liver; prayers for complete healing
Jack Miller (Jeanine McGavock’s dad) had surgery; prayers for healing
Nicole Robison had surgery; prayers for healing and a speedy recovery
Sheala Stanley back surgery postponed until March 7th; prayers for successful surgery and healing

Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Wolfgang Ahl
Barbara Bechtold
Robert Bowes
Jack Cadden
Cherrie Case
Ivan Cintron
Jane Deed
Millie Diaz
Paige Elward
Liz Foster
Kevin Fox
Carlton Graves
Jonell Hagle
Stacey Homra
Pastor Randall James
Megan Johnson
Carol Jusits
Jan Kerns
Al Laruffa
Lori Luedtke
Heather Marvel
Rob May
Janice Miller
Fred Misener
Steven Montes
Desmond Niburg
Sam Niburg
Nicole O’Grady
Dan Olson
Audrey Pettit
Diane Plog
Claudia Quesada
Jessica Quintana
Howard Raddatz
Marsha Rush
Jim Salley
Evelyn Samples
Bryton Saxon
Sunny Schilter
Susan Shultz
Wendy Spring
Gary Starkweather
Debbie Stevenson
Phil Stichler
Brandon Stone
Kristen Sydney
Cindy Taylor
Jim Thompson
Laura Wade
Patrick Walsh
Richard Wilton